Incantation Author:Alice Hoffman From a New York Times bestselling author comes a journey of loss and rebirth with a startling premise inspired by historical fact. Estrella is a Marrano: one of the Spanish Jews living double lives when those who refused conversion risked everything. Estrella's discovery that her family secretly practices the ancient way of wisdom known ... more »as kabbalah leads her to her true self and true love-but also to a devastating confrontation with unimaginable evil, unleashed by the betrayal of a friend. With themes of faith, friendship, and persecution, Alice Hoffman's tragic and beautiful novel resonates profoundly in our times.« less
Alice Hoffman's words are like poetry in this book. Hoffman books have always been a favorite. She has a gift for blending magic, history, love of nature, and a style of fiction that belongs only to her.